STOP The Band-Aid Approach

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability, School

STOP the Band-Aid Approach to Dealing with Learning Challenges Dr. David Angus, author of A Short Guide to a Long Life was recently on talk radio speaking about preventing and reversing disease and pain by addressing the root cause of the problem.  What struck me, besides my interest in health, was that his message was the same as ours… Stop …

5 Kinds Of Students That Get The Most From A Summer Learning Skills Intensive Program

David Stowell ADHD, Anxiety, Auditory Processing, Core Learning Skills, Dyslexia, Learning Disability, Reading, School, Writing

Next year, struggling students will have more schoolwork than this year, and it will be more difficult. What can be done to prepare struggling students for the new challenges this fall? “What kinds of students make the greatest gains?” Is it for everyone? Do some get greater gains than others? Every summer we get students from all over the country …

It’s an Intervention Class! Intervene!

Jill Stowell ADHD, Auditory Processing, General Information, Learning Disability, School

Attention challenges are really hard to understand – even for students who have them.  They have good intentions, and then find themselves daydreaming or doing something else when they should be working. A parent recently shared with me that her son, who has auditory processing, reading, math, and attention challenges, is in an intervention class at school.  This boy clearly …